China Airlines Extends Partnership with WFS in North America

China Airlines has extended its 19-year working relationship with Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) in North America with a new cargo handling contract at Chicago O’Hare International Airport.

WFS was first awarded a contract with China Airlines in North America in 1998 at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport, where it continues to handle some 47 million kilos of cargo a year for the airline. In addition to providing further cargo handling services in Dallas/Fort Worth and Houston, WFS also manages passenger and ramp operations for China Airlines in Honolulu, for a total of five locations where WFS provides services for the airline.


Ray Jetha, Senior Vice President, Sales & Business Development

Under the terms of this latest agreement, WFS will handle up to seven direct flights a week connecting Chicago with Taipei, and an estimated 56 million kilos per year. Overall, WFS will now handle more than 130 million kilos of cargo a year for China Airlines in North America.

Ray Jetha, Senior Vice President, Sales & Business Development for WFS in North America, said: “China Airlines is one of our biggest customers in the U.S. and over nearly two decades of working together we have gained a strong understanding of the airline’s service requirements. We have demonstrated our ability to deliver the quality and reliability expected and sincerely appreciate the airline’s continued confidence in WFS. We look forward to a growing partnership based on the mutual respect and trust between our organizations.”